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Why companies choose to make zero economic profits in the long-term when it can maximize it instead? Why does Apple have large profit margins?

I read that companies in the monopolistic competition make zero economic profit in the long term. Why would a company do that when it can maximize the profit instead? My reasoning is that the former ...
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Most innovative business model for companies today

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask questions on this topic, but My class on International business has been asked to present a business plan that will work in the international market, ...
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Proximity-concentration hypothesis: homogeneous firms and symmetric countries

Hi everyone I am running into a stone wall and don't seem to be able to solve this, can someone show me the steps how I can insert 1 into 2 and get 3. $B=\frac{f_E+f_D}{φ^{(σ−1)}*(1+τ^{(1-σ)})}$ $π =...
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MNCs income greater than origin GDP

Can anyone explain why the net income of some MNCs overwhelmingly surpass the GDP of countries/regions, where their sources of labor/raw materials are located? Accompanying references are welcome. P.S....
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Fall in share due to litigation

Recently, I read a news article stating Indiabulls Housing Finance shares plunges on reports of litigation against company Why do shares plunge when company finds itself in a litigation process? ...
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Open offer made by companies to take over [closed]

What is open offer in simple terms? What is its meaning in cases of taking over the major stakes in other company?
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How is it that Apple is paying no taxes in New Zealand?

Apparently Apple pays no taxes in New Zealand, even though it has employees and profit-making operations there amounting to over a billion dollars per year. The cross linked article does not really ...
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